How much could you make as a qualified tugboat captain?

Dec 06, 2022

Today we take a look at an actual job listing for a oceangoing tugboat master working for Sause Bros. in Hawaii. We’ll take a look at salary, job duties and what certification you’d need to qualify for a life at sea on a tug.

How much could you make as a qualified tugboat captain?

How much could you make as a qualified tugboat captain?

Today we take a look at an actual job listing for a oceangoing tugboat master working for Sause Bros. in Hawaii. We’ll take a look at salary, job duties and what certification you’d need to qualify for a life at sea on a tug.

Rogue wave causes cruise ship death

Dec 05, 2022

A rogue wave hits a cruise ship, killing one passenger. We’ll talk about how this could happen and what it says about changes in the cruise ship industry – ships are going in places where they have not gone in the past, places where sea conditions can be more unpredictable than in calmer waters of the world.

Rogue wave causes cruise ship death

Rogue wave causes cruise ship death

A rogue wave hits a cruise ship, killing one passenger. We’ll talk about how this could happen and what it says about changes in the cruise ship industry – ships are going in places where they have not gone in the past, places where sea conditions can be more unpredictable than in calmer waters of the world.

Crabpot Christmas tree lighting this weekend in Ilwaco, Washington

Dec 02, 2022

The16th annual Crabpot Christmas Tree Lighting event is happening in Ilwaco, Washington, this Saturday. It’s a unique, regional, maritime happening.

Crabpot Christmas tree lighting this weekend in Ilwaco, Washington

Crabpot Christmas tree lighting this weekend in Ilwaco, Washington

The16th annual Crabpot Christmas Tree Lighting event is happening in Ilwaco, Washington, this Saturday. It’s a unique, regional, maritime happening.

Coastal jets, storm force winds and other weather coming our way

Dec 01, 2022

A look at tomorrow’s forecast which portends the highest wind gusts so far this season, just another fall day in the coastal PNW.

We’ll talk about what terms like “coastal jet” and “storm force winds” mean, and what effect all these things might have on ship traffic on the Columbia. The bottom line: no need to worry, just get your oil lamps and flash lights ready – it’s winter on the coast!

Coastal jets, storm force winds and other weather coming our way

Coastal jets, storm force winds and other weather coming our way

A look at tomorrow’s forecast which portends the highest wind gusts so far this season, just another fall day in the coastal PNW.

We’ll talk about what terms like “coastal jet” and “storm force winds” mean, and what effect all these things might have on ship traffic on the Columbia. The bottom line: no need to worry, just get your oil lamps and flash lights ready – it’s winter on the coast!

Wintry weather and river ship traffic, why it affects their transits

Nov 30, 2022

This week we’ve seen the season’s most wintry storm yet, and as snow accumulates inland and roads even on the coast get icy, ships are affected toom, in their ability to safely transit the river. We’ll talk about that today, and why it’s so important for ships to play it safe.

Coastal jets, storm force winds and other weather coming our way

Wintry weather and river ship traffic, why it affects their transits

This week we’ve seen the season’s most wintry storm yet, and as snow accumulates inland and roads even on the coast get icy, ships are affected toom, in their ability to safely transit the river. We’ll talk about that today, and why it’s so important for ships to play it safe.

“Miracle” rescue of overboard cruise ship passenger?

Nov 29, 2022

We’ll take a look at a recent story about a man who fell overboard from a cruise ship and was rescued 15 hours later. The media is calling his survival a miracle. Is it? We’ll take a look.

How much could you make as a qualified tugboat captain?

“Miracle” rescue of overboard cruise ship passenger?

We’ll take a look at a recent story about a man who fell overboard from a cruise ship and was rescued 15 hours later. The media is calling his survival a miracle. Is it? We’ll take a look.